Killian operation

Kil·li·an op·er·a·tion

(kil'ē-ăn),
a rarely used surgical procedure for frontal sinus disease in which the entire anterior wall of the frontal sinus is removed with curettage of the mucous membrane; the ethmoid cells are removed through an opening in the nasal process of the maxillary bone. The upper portion of the medial wall of the orbit is also removed.

Kil·li·an op·er·a·tion

(kil'ē-ăn op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
An operation for frontal sinus disease in which the entire anterior wall is removed and the mucous membrane is curetted away; the ethmoid cells are removed through an opening in the nasal process of the maxillary bone, and the upper portion of the medial wall of the orbit is removed as well.

Killian,

Gustav, German laryngologist, 1860-1921.
Killian antrum cannula
Killian bundle - Synonym(s): inferior constrictor muscle of pharynx
Killian cannula
Killian elevator
Killian frontal sinus chisel
Killian frontoethmoidectomy procedure
Killian gouge
Killian incision
Killian nasal speculum
Killian operation - an operation for frontal sinus disease.
Killian septal compression forceps
Killian septal elevator
Killian septal speculum
Killian tonsil knife
Killian triangle - the triangular-shaped area of the cervical esophagus. Synonym(s): Laimer triangle
Killian-Lynch suspension laryngoscope